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Forum Post: Wealth, as an Addiction

Posted 9 months ago on Jan. 20, 2014, 1:03 p.m. EST by shoozTroll (17632)
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"But in the end, it was actually my absurdly wealthy bosses who helped me see the limitations of unlimited wealth. I was in a meeting with one of them, and a few other traders, and they were talking about the new hedge-fund regulations. Most everyone on Wall Street thought they were a bad idea. “But isn’t it better for the system as a whole?” I asked. The room went quiet, and my boss shot me a withering look. I remember his saying, “I don’t have the brain capacity to think about the system as a whole. All I’m concerned with is how this affects our company.”

I felt as if I’d been punched in the gut. He was afraid of losing money, despite all that he had."

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/opinion/sunday/for-the-love-of-money.html?_r=4

What that addiction does.

http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/18427-four-shocking-signs-of-further-income-redistribution-to-the-rich-in-just-one-year

And a light version of what it could be.

As in.......what if they shared with their workers?

http://www.freep.com/article/20140120/BUSINESS07/301200058/companies-shared-their-cash-with-employees

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[-] -2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 9 months ago

29 out of 30 countries adopted libe(R)topianism!!!

Who need Galt's Gultch, when you've got $110 trillion?

Plus at least another $21 trillion in the hole?

I know.....I know..........

It simply must be a duopoly.

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[-] 1 points by RadicalsUnite (94) 9 months ago

we aren't ready for any real level of involvement at this point in history, very distracted and easily manipulated through the media bonanza. The question is- can this be artificially created? if so, how. if not, what will get us there.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 9 months ago

Time.........is still wasting.

But it's like I said, now further confirmed.

The thing they fear the most.......

Is the loss of their wealth.

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